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Poultry Processing & Slaughter / North America
on July 31, 2019

Judge rules in favor of Pilgrim’s in discrimination suit

Man alleged he was discriminated against because of his race and disability while working at plant in Live Oak, Florida

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Pilgrim's Pride employee who alleged the company violated his Family Medical Leave Act rights and discriminated against him because of his race and disability. 

Plaintiff Johnny Mack Mitchell, a former employee at the Pilgrim’s Pride plant in Live Oak, Florida…

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